Demonetisation: Senior BJP leader L K Advani hails Prime Minister for ‘bold and decisive step’

"I congratulate Narendra Modi for taking the bold and decisive step towards dealing with the problem of black money, a commitment and resolve that the BJP has always striven for," Advani said in a statement.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2016 8:17 pm
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Senior BJP leader L K Advani on Wednesday praised the government’s measures against black money, stating it as a “bold and decisive step” in dealing with the problem of black money. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given an “effective direction” to the need to establish an accountable and transparent democratic system which is sensitive to the common man and free from corruption. “I congratulate Narendra Modi for taking the bold and decisive step towards dealing with the problem of black money, a commitment and resolve that the BJP has always striven for,” he said in a statement.

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